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Dating Games

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Yes, Even A Toyboy Can Be Called An “Ex” | NYLON Magazine interview

By Gabriela Herstik

You broke up with your toyboy. Can you call him an ex? According to Susan Winter, a relationship expert based in New York City, the answer is yes. “Even though you may not have been ‘official’ with each other, you both participated in a romantic connection.

“He’s your ex. Just call him your ex.”

If there were eight words I never expected my sister to say to me, these were them. Not because she said them necessarily, but because she called my ex what he was: an ex.

Let me […]

Benching vs. Cushioning vs. Breadcrumbing—Dating Terms Explained | InStyle feature

BY: OLIVIA BAHOU

Nowadays, there’s seemingly a new dating term for every nuanced form of behavior. Relationship expert Susan Winter attributes our growing lexicon to the effect technology has on romance.

The guy you were talking to on Tinder suddenly stops responding? You just got ghosted. Your kind-of boyfriend is being flaky? You’re probably being benched. Or maybe you’re being breadcrumbed or cushioned—it’s hard to tell.

Why are the niche terms proliferating? here’s an “ease and lack of rules around dating,” she says. “There’s […]

“We’re Technically Dating” | Huffington Post interview

By Clarissa Silva

“We’re Technically Dating” for The Huffington Post interviews relationship expert Susan Winter on breadcrumbing, and social media’s affect upon modern daters. 

Breadcrumbing is nothing new, it allows you to keep your options open while stringing someone else along with the least amount of effort or regard for the other person. Social media facilitating it is new. “Our interconnected world allows for brevity. Truncated messages = truncated emotions. Social media removes the effort involved in emotional dialogue. Why explain our feelings when we can […]

A relationship expert reveals the only dating rules you should follow | Business Insider interview

By Talia Lakritz

Dating made easy. Well, as easy as it’ll ever get. The INSIDER Summary:

• Ditch “rules” about how long to wait before calling or texting and just be natural.
• Be direct and proactive. If you want something, ask for it.
• Stay true to yourself and focus on what you want.

Dating is complicated enough without tripping over tons of extraneous “rules” about how relationships are supposed to work. (Who made those rules, anyway?) Author and relationship expert Susan Winter shared the only guidelines you should follow […]

How to tell if someone is actually busy or just not that into you | Business Insider feature

By Talia Lakritz

Susan Winter tells Business Insider how to tell if someone is actually busy or just not that into you.

Why haven’t they called yet? The INSIDER Summary:

• Someone who’s interested will immediately reschedule a canceled date.
• If they’re trying to blow you off, they’ll be vague about when you’ll see them next.
• Go with your gut, and if all else fails, just ask whether they’re feeling it.
You’re trying to plan a date, but your schedules just don’t line up. When you do finally find a time […]

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